Release INFO: Reebok x Hanon Classic Leather “Aberdeen Leopards”


From the image on the Sneaker Freaker magazine cover, to seeing Travis Scott wear them over a month ago, Hanon’s Reebok Classic Leather is finally here and in short notice. Picked to be part of the ‘Certified Network’, Hanon received an opportunity to design a colorway on the ‘Classic Leather’ celebrating 30 years. As with all their projects, Hanon once again took inspiration from their hometown in Aberdeen. This time they recall history from the times of Robert The Bruce and draw upon the City’s crest which dawns two leopards holding a shield. It’s a symbolic piece seen throughout Aberdeen and its resident homes. Hence, why this silhouette’s CW is fashioned to resemble them. Accents like the leopard spots on the ankle collar, footbed and inner back part of the tongue are a definite hint to that. The added super lux pig suede in golden yellow further entices the design accompanied by red hints on the outsole, heel cap and tongue that represent the red shield. Lastly, the tan perforated suede of the same material fills the remainder of the shoe representing the leopards under body. Details also include some old school woven labels, multiple laces, a classic sunburst perforated toe-box and branding throughout…

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Coming Soon: Reebok Classic Leather x Solebox “Sturnella Militaris”


Solebox is back with their next collaboration for 2013 and it’s an interesting one to say the least. As part of the Reebok Classic Leather 30th anniversary Solebox was one of the few chosen to participate in the history making; We seen a few of these collabs throughout 2013 and so far they’ve all been real good. To add to that history, Solebox took the Reebok Classic and added their own touch of history. They designed the color-way of the shoe with their trademark color-blocking. For those in the dark that have no clue what I’m talking about, Solebox were the creators of the colored toe and dark upper design. A color blocking we see many brands and shoe customizers copy and use today. So what better way to make a statement and also take inspiration from a bird called the Sturnella Militaris to create a great looking shoe. One made from premium materials that include leather, suede, oiled nubuck and 3M reflective…

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